National Lottery Cinema Day

National Lottery Cinema Day


Please note: This event took place in Aug 2019

Get a free cinema ticket on National Lottery Cinema Day - Sun 25 Aug

Did you know every time you play the National Lottery you're supporting UK film production, exhibition and innovation, as well as community projects across the country and right here in Bristol?

To say thank you we're inviting you to join us and see a free film on Sun 25 Aug with your ticket from the Sat 24 Aug Lotto Double Prize Event draw.

You can reserve your free adult cinema ticket from Wed 21 Aug at and check out the day's listings here. First come, first served - terms and conditions apply (see below).

Choose from Pain and Glory, A Faithful Man, Transit, Blinded by The Light, The Chambermaid, King Kong, Hail Satan? or Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle.

Terms and conditions:

  • Each line on an eligible National Lottery ticket for the Lotto Double Prize Event on 24 August 2019 provides free entry for one adult to any one film of your choosing on 25 August 2019 only. Free cinema tickets are subject to availability and will be offered on a first-come first-served basis. Persons under 16 years old are not eligible for free tickets.
  • Advance seat reservation is advised. Visit to select your chosen cinema and reserve a ticket for the film of your choice.
  • Take your reservation details with your Lotto ticket to the cinema box office to claim your free cinema ticket. For online and app tickets, show your confirmation email or log into your account and show your ticket confirmation.
  • Eligible Lotto tickets should not be exchanged for free cinema tickets but must be shown at your chosen cinema to claim your free adult cinema ticket.
  • You should claim your ticket at the box office at least 30 minutes before the advertised show start time. Any tickets reserved but not claimed 15 minutes before the advertised show time may be reallocated.
  • As free cinema tickets are limited, if you are unable to attend a screening, you must cancel your reservation(s), in order for them to be reallocated. The booking information will provide details of how to cancel.
  • Entrance to a screening is subject to film age certification regulations.
  • Free tickets have no cash value and cannot be exchanged.
  • The promoters are Camelot UK Lotteries Limited (“Camelot”) and Watershed.
  • Each participating cinema has the right to refuse entry in the event of a cinema reaching capacity, as well as under any other reasonable circumstances.
  • In the event of queries on the day, the decision of the cinema manager is final.